Recent figures published by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) show that local authorities continue to encounter difficulties with data protection, recording the second highest number of personal data breaches last year - a total of 233 incidents.
In this article we discusses some of the key steps that can be taken to reduce the risks of a breach occurring and mitigate the impact if they do.
This information is intended as a general discussion surrounding the topics covered and is for guidance purposes only. It does not constitute legal advice and should not be regarded as a substitute for taking legal advice. DWF is not responsible for any activity undertaken based on this information.